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Thunder Bay (City of). Homes for the Aged
Meals on Wheels

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  • Provides a home-delivered nourishing meal to individuals who are unable to prepare a meal on their own
  • Prepares meals according to individuals' diet requirements (includes hot soup and a hot entrée consisting of meat, starch, two types of vegetables and cold dessert)
  • Delivers meals through volunteers who provide regular social contact and check on the health and safety of the client
Comments
Individuals may receive meals a maximum of five days/week or a minimum of two days/week
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmMeal Delivery: Mon-Fri 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals unable to prepare adequate and nourishing meals on a day-to-day basis due to chronic illness or convalescence, lack of strength, skill, motivation, or cooking facilities
  • Individuals who do not have anyone else in the household able to help prepare meals
  • Individuals must be able to feed themselves, manage on weekends and be home to receive the meal
  • Respite care for family caregivers


Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Can be done by anyone (relative, friend, the prospective client, social worker, nurse, doctor)
  • Cancellations can be made 24/7, but to avoid charges call before 9 am on the day of delivery
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(10) Local Government
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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